D Merkel/Haring

MANSFIELD -- Haring Realty is excited to announce the most recent addition to their team of professionals, Deb Merkel.

From a home-based business, to becoming a Real Estate Agent, Deb Merkel has devoted her life to Richland County since she was a teenager.

Growing up at First Alliance and Grace Evangelical Free, her father’s church in Madison, then Berean and currently Newville Church, she recalls, “I just love learning peoples’ stories.” She graduated from Mt. Vernon Nazarene University with a Business Administration degree.

While working as a stay-at-home mom, she volunteered with numerous women’s ministries, church choirs, schools, school sports, and enjoyed planning events. She also started a home-based basket making business, some of which were appreciation gifts used by real estate agents and their clients.

She met her husband, Erik, while in college and they built their first home together, which included geo-thermal. Over 25 years, they have bought, lived-in, renovated and sold eight homes in four school districts around Richland County. She remarked, “Our current home is so much fun, I can’t imagine moving anytime soon!”

Why was Deb drawn to real estate? She shared, “My past. Drawing on my earliest desires to be an architect and with a natural eye for design, trends, and appearance, I leverage the existing assets of the home and save money by not going all the way down to the studs.”

When asked why she chose Haring Realty, Deb smiled: “I am thankful to be representing Haring Realty which shares my values of friendliness, respect, integrity, and loyalty. Haring’s experience and knowledge allows us to earn our clients’ trust while providing exceptional service, guidance, and advice.”

Deb can help you with the home buying/selling process. “Whether you’re interested in a comparative market analysis which provides an understanding of the local market, or in need of assistance in buying or selling a home, I look forward to assisting you in your next endeavor!”

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